Back to [Numbers 200-209]

 

[Calendar]  The last year of the 2nd century.

 

[EECS]  200(W, KW or MW) is one of standard numerical values for resistors (of tolerance class 5%). 200pF (picofarads) is one of standard numerical values for capacitors.

 

[Education]  The lowest possible GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Verbal score and Quantitative score, on the scale 200-800, with 10-point increments.

 

[Game]  Jigsaw puzzles are typically comprised of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 300, 500, 750, 1000, 1500 or 2000 interlocking pieces.

 

 [Game]  In the popular TV game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”, a contestant has to answer correctly 15 questions to step up the fixed prizes in U.S.$: 100, 200, 300, 500, 1000, to 2000, 4000, 8000, 16,000, 32,000, to 64,000, 125,000, 250,000, 500,000 and the maximum amount is at least $1,000,000, with 3 lifelines: polling the audience, calling a friend and narrowing to “50:50” answers. The guaranteed middle prizes can be $1000 or $32,000

 

[Game]  In the popular TV game show “Deal or No Deal”, a contestant has the choices of one of 26 suitcases of the prizes U.S. $0.01, 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 750, 1000, 5000, 10,000, 25,000, 50,000, 75,000, 100,000, 200,000, 300,000, 400,000, 500,000, 750,000 and the maximum amount is at least $1,000,000 (in a typical show).

 

 [Math.]  A half revolution, a straight angle (or a semicircle) is 180o = p radians = 200 grads (grades). (Units for angle measurements).

 

[Math.]  111132–2002 = 11313×10913 = 123,458,769 and the digit-reversals of all of the above numbers have the same property: 311112–2002 = 31311×30911 = 967,854,321. (References [19])

 

[Measure]  A metric carat or carat (unit of mass for precious stones) is equal to 200 milligrams, exactly. 1 point = 1/100 carat = 2 milligrams. (Value adopted in 1907).

 

[Movie]  Name of TV show/series or movie: “200 Cigarettes”.

 

[Sport]  The standard ranges of swimming/tracking competitions (meters): 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1500. Also, for tracking: 2000, 3000, 5000 and 10000.

 

[Sport]  The size of an ice hockey rink: 200 feet long & 85 feet wide (or 61 meters long and 25.9 meters wide). Olympic sized rinks are of 100 feet wide.

 

[Tech.]  The light sensitivity (speed) of most commercially popular camera films: ISO 100-200-400-800.

 

[Tech.]  Automobile Tire’s Speed Rating

Tire Rating

L

M

N

P

Q

R

S

Max. Speed (mph)

Max. Speed (kph)

75

120

81

130

87

140

93

150

100

160

106

170

112

180

Tire Rating

T

U

H

V

W

Y

 

Max. Speed (mph)

Max. Speed (kph)

118

190

124

200

130

210

149

240

168

270

186

300

 

 

[Phone]   An NANPA/U.S. telephone area code reserves for service access. (NANPA: North American Numbering Plan Administration).

 

[Sport]  The size of an ice hockey rink: 200 feet long & 85 feet wide (or 61 meters long and 25.9 meters wide).

 

[Geology]  The number of islands of Hong Kong: 200+.